Can Foreign Judicial Documents Be Served to a Recipient in China by Mail From Abroad? – Service of Process and Hague Service Convention Series (2)
No. The Ministry of Justice is the only legal authority to receive requests for the service of judicial documents from abroad.
Any attempt of service by postal way from abroad is opposed and invalid.
But foreign embassies or consulates in China could serve judicial documents to its own citizen without application of any compulsory measure.
Source: Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China, the Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (posted on HCCH), available at https://www.hcch.net/en/states/authorities/details3/?aid=243.
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